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DEDICATED SPACES FOR CREATIVE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY WORK ON SOCIETAL CHALLENGES

Our spaces are designed to trigger innovative thinking, stimulate collaboration and facilitate those wishing to prototype their ideas. See how you can utilise our multi-purpose rooms for education, research, (business) projects, and the ever-so-necessary brain relaxation.

This is just a brief impression - we invite you to experience the full potential of our spaces first-hand. Please give or call or send an email if you'd like a tour. 

OVERVIEW SPACES

UPSTAIRS

IDEATE
The first ideas
  • The ideal brainstorm setting
  • Often used for: lectures, presentations, group work, bigger events
  • Explore and analyse the context and problem. Be inspired by lectures, scientific research and gather new insight to come up with new ideas. 
  • Max capacity: 60-200 (depending on set-up)
The first ideas
  • The ideal brainstorm setting
  • Often used for: lectures, presentations, group work, bigger events
  • Explore and analyse the context and problem. Be inspired by lectures, scientific research and gather new insight to come up with new ideas. 
  • Max capacity: 60-200 (depending on set-up)
The first ideas
  • The ideal brainstorm setting
  • Often used for: lectures, presentations, group work, bigger events
  • Explore and analyse the context and problem. Be inspired by lectures, scientific research and gather new insight to come up with new ideas. 
  • Max capacity: 60-200 (depending on set-up)
The first ideas
  • The ideal brainstorm setting
  • Often used for: lectures, presentations, group work, bigger events
  • Explore and analyse the context and problem. Be inspired by lectures, scientific research and gather new insight to come up with new ideas. 
  • Max capacity: 60-200 (depending on set-up)


Lounge
Meet, Relax & clear your mind
  • Much-needed brain relaxation after hard work :-)
  • Often used for: informal brainstoms, catching up, ping-pong! 
  • Max capacity: as you see fit ;-) 
Meet, Relax & clear your mind
  • Much-needed brain relaxation after hard work :-)
  • Often used for: informal brainstoms, catching up, ping-pong! 
  • Max capacity: as you see fit ;-) 
Meet, Relax & Clear your mind
  • Much-needed brain relaxation after hard work :-)
  • Often used for: informal brainstorms, catching up, ping-pong! 
  • Max capacity: as you see fit ;-) 


CONCEPTUALISE
Translate ideas into concepts
  • With mobile tv screens, whiteboard and flip-overs
  • Often used for: project group work, meet-ups, creating the first ideas for prototypes
  • Max capacity: 35
Translate ideas into concepts
  • With mobile tv screens, whiteboard and flip-overs
  • Often used for: project group work, meet-ups, creating the first ideas for prototypes
  • Max capacity: 35


Prototype
Rapid prototyping and group work
  • Turn your concept into a prototype
  • Often used for: rapid prototyping and group work
  • Adjacent to workshops: easily switch between prototyping and group discussion
  • Max. capacity: 35


mWorkshop
For all your woodwork
  • Too wood to be true! 
  • Often used for: project work, prototyping
  • Machinery for woodworking: electric drill press, band saw, two electric scroll saws, sanding machines, a CNC Machine and man more. 
  • Max capacity: 15 people.
  • Before first use: Ask a DreamTeamer for a TeachTeam safety tour (at the desk or designlab@utwente.nl)
For all your woodwork
  • Too wood to be true! 
  • Often used for: project work, prototyping
  • Machinery for woodworking: electric drill press, band saw, two electric scroll saws, sanding machines, a CNC Machine and man more. 
  • Max capacity: 15 people.
  • Before first use: Ask a DreamTeamer for a TeachTeam safety tour (at the desk or designlab@utwente.nl)


eWorkshop
For electronic projects & rapid prototyping
  • Often used for: testing, evaluating and improving concepts (e.g. specs of 3D printing & Laser cutting)
  • Machinery: Soldering, 3D Printer, Laser cutter
  • Max capacity: 15
  • Before first use: Ask a DreamTeamer for a TeachTeam safety tour (at the desk or designlab@utwente.nl)
For electronic projects & rapid prototyping
  • Often used for: testing, evaluating and improving concepts (e.g. specs of 3D printing & Laser cutting)
  • Machinery: Soldering, 3D Printer, Laser cutter
  • Max capacity: 15
  • Before first use: Ask a DreamTeamer for a TeachTeam safety tour (at the desk or designlab@utwente.nl)


INFORM
SPREAD THE WORD
  • Offering space for bigger groups, can be closed to be public offering a more intimate setting
  • Often used for: creative business sessions, lectures, workshops, meetings & conferences
  • Max capacity: 60-80 (depending on set-up)
SPREAD THE WORD
  • Offering space for bigger groups, can be closed to be public offering a more intimate setting
  • Often used for: creative business sessions, lectures, workshops, meetings & conferences
  • Max capacity: 60-80 (depending on set-up)
SPREAD THE WORD


PLAYGROUND
Play with Impact
  • Often used for: research, experimenting with advanced technology and showcasing (DesignLab) projects
  • With motion tracking sensors
  • Open area
Play with Impact
  • Often used for: research, experimenting with advanced technology and showcasing (DesignLab) projects
  • With motion tracking sensors
  • Open area


Classroom of the future
Collaborative educational spaces and technology
  • Often used for: experimenting with technology in education, large exhibitions of student prototypes, big group projects
  • Aims to support creative didactical concepts 
  • Max. capacity: 120
Collaborative educational spaces and technology
  • Often used for: experimenting with technology in education, large exhibitions of student prototypes, big group projects
  • Aims to support creative didactical concepts 
  • Max. capacity: 120


Please note: COCKPIT, CAPTAIN, MEET, PHILOSOPHYLAB, ROBOLAB EN CO-DESIGNLAB are non-bookable rooms. You will find members of the DesignLab DreamTeam, Operational Team and Management Team in here :-). 

DOWNSTAIRS

CAPTURE
Oh, snap! Photo studio
  • Take professional photos for your (study/research) projects
  • Pro tools available: green and white screen, soft tent, studio lights
  • Before use: ask DreamTeamer for guidance


INVITE
Welcome to DesignLab, world
  • Primarily used for hosting external guests and high-profile intimate meetings
  • Available: conference table, chairs, beamer, and coffee corner
  • Max capacity: 15 people


CONNECT
Creative desk work
  • Many set-ups available due to innovative shape of the desks
  • Often used for: workshops, longer period of group desk work, project group meetings
  • Max capacity: 12-24 people (depending on set-up)
Creative desk work
  • Many set-ups available due to innovative shape of the desks
  • Often used for: workshops, longer period of group desk work, project group meetings
  • Max capacity: 12-24 people (depending on set-up)
Creative desk work
  • Many set-ups available due to innovative shape of the desks
  • Often used for: workshops, longer period of group desk work, project group meetings
  • Max capacity: 12-24 people (depending on set-up)


PLAY
Gather round your ideas
  • Often used for: brief, creative team brainstorms
  • Make your mark: visualise your ideas on the writable glass plate in the table, or on the walls. 
  • Give it a spin - the glass plate in the table can turn 360 degrees so you pass on the idea to a team member.
  • Max capacity: 12 people
Gather round your ideas
  • Often used for: brief, creative team brainstorms
  • Make your mark: visualise your ideas on the writable glass plate in the table, or on the walls. 
  • Give it a spin - the glass plate in the table can turn 360 degrees so you pass on the idea to a team member.
  • Max capacity: 12 people


Please note, not open for bookings:

RECHARGE is a small lounge area, a non-bookable place to re-energise. SHARE is being used by staff members of DesignLab (Project Management and Marketing/Communications). EMPATHISE & INTERACT are currently being re-designed. 

FLOOR PLAN

See where to find which space in DesignLab. 
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